Lesser white-fronted goose

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The Lesser white-fronted goose (Anser erythropus) is a smaller version of the Greater white-fronted goose and breeds right across the northern edge of the Palearctic region from northern Norway to the Far East. It is strongly migratory, in the winter flying south to Japan, South Korea and China, in the Far East and in the AWB Region to the southern end of the Caspian Sea and into Iran and Iraq. Also to various areas in SE Europe and to coastal sites around the North Sea.

Order..: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus.: Anser


Species - Anser erythropus
Lesser white-fronted goose - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Lesser white-fronted goose - Species data - ebird.org
Lesser white-fronted goose - Sounds & maps - xeno-canto.org
Lesser white-fronted goose - conservation - nordensark.se
Lesser white-fronted goose - EC Plan -  ec.europa.eu


Additional Material...
Lesser white-fronted goose - images - google.com
Lesser white-fronted goose - Iran wintering - tehrantimes.com
Lesser white-fronted goose - Red List - birdlife.org

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